Arbitration Award All arbitration awards shall be final and binding as provided by Section 42 of the Trade Union Act. An arbitrator may not alter, modify or amend any part of this Agreement, but shall have the power to modify or set aside any unjust penalty of discharge, suspension or discipline imposed by the Employer on an Employee.
Arbitration Awards The arbitrators will have the authority to award compensatory damages only. Any award by the arbitrators will be accompanied by a written opinion setting forth the findings of fact and conclusions of law relied upon in reaching the decision. The award rendered by the arbitrators will be final, binding and non-appealable, and judgment upon such award may be entered by any court of competent jurisdiction. The Parties agree that the existence, conduct and content of any arbitration will be kept confidential and no Party will disclose to any person any information about such arbitration, except as may be required by law or by any governmental authority or for financial reporting purposes in each Party's financial statements.
Step Five – Arbitration In the event that the grievance cannot be settled in Step Four, the matter shall be referred to an arbitrator by the Union or by the Employer for determination within thirty (30) days from the meeting of the Principals Committee in Step Four. Due notice of submission to arbitration shall consist of written notice to the Employer if the issue is raised by the Union, or if the issue is raised by the Employer, written notice to the Union. The arbitrator shall be selected by the Union and the Employer. If the parties are unable to agree on an arbitrator, either party may request a panel of seven (7) arbitrators from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The parties shall alternately strike names from the list until one (1) name remains (grieving party shall strike first). The remaining person shall be the arbitrator. The arbitrator selected shall hold a hearing promptly and shall issue a written decision not later than thirty (30) days from the date of the close of the hearings or, if oral hearings have been waived, then from the date on which the written final statements and proofs on issues were submitted. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding upon the parties. This Arbitrator shall have no authority to amend, alter, add to or subtract from this Agreement. All expenses of the Arbitrator shall be jointly and equally shared by the parties. The decision of the Arbitrator shall become a part of this Agreement, and each of the parties hereto agrees to abide by the said decision of the Arbitrator.
Step 4 - Arbitration If the grievance remains unresolved, within fifteen (15) calendar days of the City Attorney’s written response or meeting with the represented employee, either the City or the Union may submit the grievance to an impartial arbitrator who shall be selected by mutual agreement or, if mutual agreement is not reached, by alternately striking names from a list of five arbitrators submitted by the State Mediation and Conciliation Service. If arbitration is selected, the arbitrator’s decision shall be final and binding on all parties and the arbitrator’s fees shall be borne equally by the parties. The arbitrator shall have no power to add to or subtract from the provisions of this Agreement.
Xxxxxx of the Arbitrator It shall be the function of the arbitrator, and he/she shall be empowered, except as his/her powers are limited below, after due investigation, to make a decision in cases of alleged violation of the specific articles and sections of this Agreement.
Grievance Arbitration Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, for the purposes of this Article, an Employee has the right to grieve any filling of a vacancy or Assignment in the bargaining unit.
Arbitrator’s Award The arbitrator shall issue a written decision containing the specific issues raised by the parties, the specific findings of fact, and the specific conclusions of law. The award shall be rendered promptly, typically within 30 days after conclusion of the arbitration hearing, or the submission of post-hearing briefs if requested. The arbitrator may not award any relief or remedy in excess of what a court could grant under applicable law. The arbitrator’s decision is final and binding on both parties. Judgment upon an award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having competent jurisdiction.
Step Four - Arbitration A. In the event that the grievance is not resolved in Step Three (3) of the grievance procedure, then within five (5) working days from the date the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee provided his/her written answer to the grievant, the grievance shall be submitted to arbitration, if the Association so timely chooses. The selection of an impartial arbitrator shall be made through the process provided by the American Arbitration Association. Arbitration costs shall be shared equally by both parties. The expenses and compensation of any witnesses or participants in the arbitration hearing shall be paid by the party calling such witnesses or requesting such participants.
Mediation/Arbitration If a dispute arises out of or relates to this Plan, or the breach thereof, and if said dispute cannot be settled through direct discussions, the parties agree to first endeavor to settle the dispute in an amicable manner by mediation under the Commercial Mediation Rules of the American Arbitration Association, before resorting to arbitration. Thereafter, any unresolved controversy or claim arising out of or relating this Plan, or breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the Award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
Arbitration Decision The arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding. The arbitrator shall issue a written arbitration decision revealing the essential findings and conclusions upon which the decision and/or award is based. A party’s right to appeal the decision is limited to grounds provided under applicable federal or state law.